UNWTO

Type: Organization
Name: UNWTO
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

:33:57 A A- A+ Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region. From China and ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Indonesia, Jakarta, Aviation
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

ZimTrade to host Annual Exporters’ Conference & Exporter of the Year Awards

On 30 September, 2014 at the Meikles Hotel, Harare, ZimTrade will be hosting its Annual Exporters’ Conference and Exporter of the Year Awards. The 2014 Conference will be held under the theme: “CREATING BRAND ZIMBABWE”.Ms. Sithembile P Pilime, ZimTrade ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Gaala, UNWTO, Zimbabwe, Meikles
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

PM Gruevski meets UNWTO Secretary-General Rifai

(MIA) – Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rifai shared opinions Tuesday in Skopje on Macedonia's strategy for developing tourism, the Government said in a press release.The visit ... [Published Macedonian Information Agency - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

UNWTO welcomes travel facilitation measures by Mongolia

Source: UNWTO29/07/2014Easing visa restrictions to stimulate travel is one of UNWTO’s recommendations to promote the growth of the tourism sector and its positive impact on the economy. The Government of Mongolia is one of the most recent examples of ... [Published Air Transport News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

United Nations WTO: 460m tourists this summer

:15The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is expecting over 460m tourists to travel abroad in the crucial May-August 2014 period, based on international demand so far this year – and Europe will be the prime beneficiary of their spendi ... [Published Travel Retail Industry - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

MPs Blast Tourism Ministry Over Car Purchases

[New Zimbabwe]THE tourism ministry on Monday came under criticism from Parliament for purchasing second hand vehicles for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly in violation of government policy, and for failing to submit ... [Published AA ZIMBABWE - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Tourism, UNWTO, Zimbabwe
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

FM Poposki meets UNWTO chief Rifai

(MIA) - Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki met Tuesday with United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, exchanging opinions on the enhancement of regional cooperation in the field of tourism in Southeast Europe, and ways ... [Published Macedonian Information Agency - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

UNWTO and Australia’s Griffith University Join Forces to Advance Tourism Knowledge

Posted: Tue 29 Jul, 2014 9:34 AMDisseminating tourism knowledge, enhancing the expertise on tourism and climate change and advancingsustainable tourism in Asia and the Pacific are some of the areas of cooperation agreed between the Griffith Institute ... [Published PATA - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

UNWTO Regional Course in Europe on Cultural Routes Tourism Development Strategy for Cultural Routes and their partners

The World Tourism Organization with the support of its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and the European Institute of Cultural Routes in the framework of the Council of the Europe-European Commission Joint Programme 2013-2014 on Cultural Routes has designed and ... [Published World Tourism Organization - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: UNWTO, Tourism, Strategy
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tourism ministry under fire over car purchase

THE tourism ministry on Monday came under criticism from Parliament for purchasing second hand vehicles for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly in violation of government policy, and for failing to submit annual reports ... [Published New Zimbabwe.com - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: UNWTO, Eddie Cross, Tourism
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

UNWTO saddened by the crash of Air Algerie flight

PR No.:PR 14053UNWTO is deeply saddened by the news of the crash of Air Algerie flight AH 5017. On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of those onboard."It was with great sorrow ... [Published World Tourism Organization - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

UNTWO hails Saudi law on heritage preservation

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNTWO) has praised the new Saudi Arabian legislation aimed at protecting the country’s antiquities and heritage.The new law, which will also give the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) the ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 28 2014]

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...cost will be well over $100 billion," said Chris De Lavigne, a global vice president at business consultancy Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific. "China is building over 100 airports, India is building over 60 airports and Indonesia will also have to follow suit with investments in its infrastructure" said De Lavigne, who closely tracks Asia's aviation industry...
...96 for the same year. The deviation between the two indices helped detect areas where service performance failed to boost tourist satisfaction. "With such a comprehensive and sophisticated system of measuring the level of satisfaction of customers and service quality of suppliers, the PolyU TSI and TSQI frameworks would contribute to the sustainable tourism development by helping tourist destinations to become more competitive. It also ensures that tourists enjoy their travel experience to the full ProfessorProfessor Kaye Chon, SHTM Dean and Principal Investigator of the PolyU TSQI said. "We at the SHTM are committed to bringing cutting-edge research to business practice and thereby addressing the global challenges that tourism faces.""
"Alipay is delighted to be able to support Chinese consumers as they travel more widely and in greater numbers than ever before. This new collaboration combines the advanced technology and wide reach of two trusted leaders, Amadeus and Alipay, to give Alipay users more choice and convenience overseas " said Jingming Li, group vice president and Head of Alipay U S and Europe
"Our ultimate goal is to stimulate economic growth and open new jobs" , underlined Poposki. ik/12:27

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UNWTO welcomes travel facilitation measures by ... [Published Air Transport News - 21 hours ago]
Mongolia removes visa requirements for 42 count... [Published Focus on Travel News - 22 hours ago]
United Nations WTO: 460m tourists this summer [Published Travel Retail Industry - 22 hours ago]
Amadeus IT : makes inroads in the Chinese payme... [Published 4 Traders - 23 hours ago]
MPs Blast Tourism Ministry Over Car Purchases [Published AA ZIMBABWE - 23 hours ago]
Amadeus adds Alipay payment option [Published TTG ASIA - Jul 29 2014]
FM Poposki meets UNWTO chief Rifai [Published Macedonian Information Agency - Jul 29 2014]
ZimTrade to host Exporters' Conference and Awards [Published Bulawayo24 News - Jul 29 2014]
PATA China Panel of Experts Initiates “10+1 Exp... [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Jul 29 2014]
UNWTO and Australia’s Griffith University Join ... [Published PATA - Jul 29 2014]
Travel industry positive about 2014 performance [Published TRAVEL Hot News - Jul 28 2014]
UNWTO Regional Course in Europe on Cultural Rou... [Published World Tourism Organization - Jul 28 2014]
Tourism ministry under fire over car purchase [Published New Zimbabwe.com - Jul 28 2014]
UNWTO saddened by the crash of Air Algerie flight [Published World Tourism Organization - Jul 28 2014]
For the twentieth anniversary date TITF 2014 [Published Jahon - Jul 28 2014]
Try McDonald’s to see how locals in grass skirt... [Published BDlive - Jul 28 2014]
Taiwan promotes tourism in USA to push revenues [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 28 2014]
Zimbabwe minster urges for easier visa regime t... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 28 2014]
UNTWO hails Saudi law on heritage preservation [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 28 2014]
Changing choices of Italian travelers [Published ETurboNews - Jul 28 2014]
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UNWTO Silk Road Task Force to meet at Routes Si... [Published PRESSEMITTEILUNGEN - Mar 31 2014]
Manchester, England (ots/PRNewswire) – Routes and UNWTO to strengthen its partnership in Georgia The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will be holding its Silk Road Task Force meeting during this year’s Routes Silk Road event which will take place in ...
Routes and UNWTO Agree Strategic Partnership [Published PRESSEMITTEILUNGEN - Mar 07 2014]
Berlin (ots/PRNewswire) – Earlier this week at ITB in Berlin, Routes (part of UBM live) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reached an agreement to work together to advance the understanding of all matters that concern air connectivity and travel ...
UNWTO, UNODC and UNESCO launch anti-trafficking... [Published UNODC Press Releases - Mar 05 2014]
Media Alert: UNODC/UNWTO/UNESCO to launch anti-... [Published UNODC Press Releases - Feb 24 2014]
Philippines: DENR: Ecotourism development to he... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 20 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines From the Department of Environment and Natural Resources The Philippine government is putting ecotourism at the forefront of its development priorities to help coastal communities affected by ...
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